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20ft Used Shipping Container For Sale

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40ft Container

Dimensions: 40' x 8' x 8'6


Ideal for storing lightweight, high-volume goods.



Height: 8'6"

High Cube

Height: 9'6"


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About 20ft Used Shipping Containers

Used 20 foot containers have been retired from international shipping after an average of 15-20 years at sea. While they can no longer be stacked for shipping, they make for an excellent storage solution on land — a much cheaper alternative to renting a storage unit or building a garage/shed. 20ft used containers will show clear evidence of their many ocean journeys. Dings, dents, and patches of surface rust are to be expected.

Since they were originally manufactured to carry small volumes of heavy cargo (e.g. machinery, cement, and steel), 20ft used containers are ideal for storing large, heavy items such as metals, seasonal vehicles, and farming and construction equipment.

Looking for containers to build a home, office, or gym? We recommend purchasing a 20ft new shipping container instead.

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Buying a 20ft Used Container with Boxhub

Boxhub is the largest online container marketplace in the United States. From homeowners to small business owners, enterprises to non-profits, our customers trust us to give them the best value for their money and deliver their containers on time.

1. Rated "Excellent" by Customers

We've earned a 4.8-star rating on Google and a 4.7-star rating on Trustpilot, with more glowing reviews added every day.

2. Fast delivery (7-10 days)

We'll make sure your 20ft container is professionally delivered when you want it and placed exactly where you want it.

3. Industry-leading consumer protection

We know that buying sight unseen is a leap of faith — which is why your 20ft used container is covered by a market-leading condition guarantee and a 30-day money-back warranty.

Accredited by the Better Business Bureau

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Highly Recommend! Easy transaction! Fast delivery! Delivery company was awesome! Super simple to purchase online! Container is in good condition. Will do business again

~ Chris, USA

Quick, easy, affordable and friendly. The entire process from start to finish was easy and quick! Our delivery was very quick and punctual.

~ Jennifer, USA

Great communication from Boxhub. Buying containers is tricky but Boxhub made the process very transparent and risk free with their money back policy and warranties. Definitely would recommend.

~ Claudia, USA

The price for a metal container was great, the purchase process was easy and the delivery was on time. All in all, great company to work with.

~ Stephen, USA

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